Jimmy Gomez appears likely to become the next Assemblyman for the region stretching from Silver Lake and Echo Park to East L.A.In early returns, Gomez holds a 57-43 percent advantage over his opponent, Luis Lopez.Gomez, the political director of United Nurses Associations of California, had the back ... More >>
Confused about the measures and races on Tuesday's ballot? This California Voter Guide for November 6, 2012 contains a summary of all state measures and several key races. It does not take a position but does touch on controversies, polls and analysis. Proposition 30: Jerry Brown's Tax Hike Governo ... More >>
The Assembly District 43 incumbent faces opponent Greg Krikorian, but a worse opponent is Mayor Sam
The top-two primary system has brought us a slew of intraparty races this fall, which can make it difficult to tell the difference between the two candidates. Berman or Sherman? Butler or Bloom?A case in point is the Dem-vs.-Dem race for the 51st Assembly District, which stretches from the hipster p ... More >>
Did a middle-class tagger murder a working-class El Chavo busboy?
Blame-game erupts over Latino and black support for the gay marriage ban
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